Tech at Lunch - Averett University's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Discover how the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will benefit students and our region. Averett Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation serves as an academic-learning lab and entrepreneurial gateway for students, connecting them with the region’s economic environment while accelerating and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in southern Virginia. At the Center, John Vigouroux, Chief Entrepreneurship and Innovation Officer, and Averett faculty members work to create new multidisciplinary learning methods with an intense entrepreneurship focus and feature hands-on work with businesses, organizations and other regional partners. On May 13th, John Vigouroux will give an overview of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and discuss how it will benefit their student and our region.
About the Speaker Mr. John Vigouroux earned the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Behavior and Development, French and Spanish from Averett University in 1982. As an eight-time president and CEO, John Vigouroux has successfully piloted three Nasdaq companies, three venture-backed global software organizations and two big data/artificial intelligence software incubators. As CEO, he has overseen sales and support offices in two dozen countries; he established and ran technology development centers in the U.S., the United Kingdom, India, France, Israel, Romania, Bulgaria, New Zealand and Taiwan. He joined Averett as Chief Entrepreneurship and Innovation Officer in 2020.